Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HIST 300    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This survey course reviews western civilization from its origins in the Ancient Middle East until the Renaissance. It emphasizes the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces that have served to define western civilization. The focus is on the cultural legacies and contributions of the Ancient Middle East, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe to the development of western civilization. (Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 20-Dec 15
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

T07:45PM-09:20PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10312202Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10212202Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811102Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20812605Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312679Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810995Textbook
TTh08:00PM-09:20PMLECC.EberhardtNatomas Off Campus LRC12287Textbook

HIST 302    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of western civilization from the Renaissance to the present, emphasizing the interplay of social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces in creating and shaping the modern world. The focus is on the process of modernization, stressing the secularization of western society and examining how war and revolution have served to create our world. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 481. (C-ID HIST 180; Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810062Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.JardineARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811284Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECJ.AllenOff Campus McClellan 22012793Textbook

HIST 305    Women in Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of women's contributions to the major ideas, institutions, and events of Western Civilization. It emphasizes women's diversified roles from antiquity to the present. This course focuses on the interaction between men and women within a socially and culturally constructed framework. It also examines the effects of the patriarchal family structure on society and the pervasive impact of patriarchy on all institutions of western culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 11319473Textbook

HIST 307    History of World Civilizations to 1500    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys world civilizations from antiquity to the 1500s, with a particular emphasis on the dynamic interaction and comparison of diverse peoples, ethnicities, and cultures. Special attention is given to the social, political, economic, cultural, and religious influences that shaped major world civilizations. (C-ID HIST 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.AllenARC MAIN DaviesHall 10519474Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810450Textbook
W06:30PM-09:40PMLECB.HamkarOff Campus Natomas N20312034Textbook
TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 10063Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


HIST 308    History of World Civilizations, 1500 to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of world history from the 16th century to the present, with particular emphasis on the increased integration of peoples and cultures as the result of the continuing process of globalization. The focus is on the revolutionary transformations of human society and human social relations caused by such new ideas as scientific racism, nationalism, imperialism, and constitutional government. It also covers important trends of the past five-hundred years including the increasing prevalence of migration, the changing nature of warfare, the harnessing of fossil fuels, the growing integration of global economies, and the scientific and technological breakthroughs that are continuing to revolutionize humanity's understanding of and relationship with the natural world. Through this focus it is possible to better understand the forces that have shaped world society over the past five-hundred years and that continue to shape the world today. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, multiple frames of reference, and historical interpretation from evidence. (C-ID HIST 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810996Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512514Textbook
TBATBALECR.CatonARC MAIN Online 13195Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 13194Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


HIST 310    History of the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States history from its European, African, and Native American backgrounds to 1865. The course examines the origin and development of many of this nation's political, social, economic and intellectual institutions including their influences upon contemporary American life. These analyses also emphasize such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 483. (C-ID HIST 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TTh04:00PM-06:50PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 20520809Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311668Textbook
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311669Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310070Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312410Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310071Textbook
Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.DavisARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310074Textbook
TBATBALECD.DavisARC MAIN Online 10074Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311670Textbook
F01:00PM-04:05PMLECC.JardineARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310073Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311671Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310072Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.PadgettARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312822Textbook
CECA (California Early College Academy)
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECC.PadgettOff Campus Natomas N10111043Textbook
The above class is part of the CECA (California Early College Academy) program which is a continuing cohort. For further information, call (916) 485-6000.

T06:30PM-07:50PMLECJ.RankinOff Campus Natomas N10112151Textbook
TBATBALECJ.RankinOff Campus Natomas ONLINE12151Textbook
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

F05:30PM-08:45PMLECS.MulvihillOff Campus Natomas N10113186Textbook
TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11672Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECS.LeeARC MAIN Online 12354Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


HIST 311    History of the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States History from 1865 to the present. It also analyzes many of America's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, including their influences upon contemporary life. This course also examines this nation's increasing involvement in world affairs. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed Hist 484. (C-ID HIST 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910076Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910078Textbook
T10:30AM-11:50AMLECP.CooperARC MAIN DaviesHall 22313441Textbook
TBATBALECP.CooperARC MAIN Online 13441Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911736Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910079Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 21920808Textbook
TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11103Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 12680Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


HIST 318    American Intellectual and Cultural History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of major themes and developments in American culture and ideas from the colonial to the contemporary period. Special emphasis is given to religious, scientific, literary, artistic, philosophical, and political thought to explore the sources, expressions, and transformation of cultural and intellectual values in the history of the United States.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22319140Textbook

HIST 320    History of the United States: African-American Emphasis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers U.S. history from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 through the Civil War. This course begins with a brief overview of the Black American's African heritage. It continues with the role played by African-Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910065Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911530Textbook

HIST 321    History of the United States: African-American Emphasis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers U.S. history from 1865 to present, including coverage of state and local government with an emphasis on the role of African Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21913196Textbook

HIST 327    History of the Chicano/Mexican American    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2016); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the relationship between the development of American and Mexican civilization in the Western Hemisphere. This course focuses on the role of the Mexican American experience in the U.S. as it was affected by social, political, and economic events. Emphasis is placed on socio-cultural contributions of Mexican Americans to American institutions. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510066Textbook
This section of HIST 327 (MW, section 10075) is part of a Learning Community paired with a 1-unit section of ENGWR 360--WID. It is designed for students who are interested in a Mexican American / Chicano History course and want extra help with assignments as well as help with the HIST 327 writing assignments as well as help improving their reading, writing, and study skills. Students MUST be enrolled in both the HIS 327 class and one of the related ENGWR 360 sections (either M 1:30-2:20 pm, section 13159 or W 1:30-2:20 pm, section 13160) to stay enrolled in this Learning Community. All students will meet for the Mexican American / Chicano History 327 course twice per week. Half of the class will meet for the ENGWR 360 course on Mondays, and the other half will meet on Wednesdays. (NOTE: ENGWR 360 does not have any prerequisite requirements for enrollment.)

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10519141Textbook

HIST 330    Women in American History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a survey of U.S. women's history, including the origin and development of the nation's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, from pre-contact indigenous societies to the modern era. The diverse roles and contributions of European American, Native American, African American, Mexican American, and Asian American women are emphasized throughout the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECA.FeelyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511752Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21919142Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10519143Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21913197Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.MulvihillARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510068Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510069Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910067Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511104Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910520Textbook
W05:30PM-08:35PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512187Textbook
W08:00AM-09:20AMLECS.LeeOff Campus Natomas N10110965Textbook
TBATBALECS.LeeOff Campus Natomas ONLINE10965Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructors name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

M06:30PM-09:45PMLECC.EberhardtOff Campus Natomas N20211127Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECA.FeelyARC MAIN Online 11568Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECD.DavisARC MAIN Online 12681Textbook
Online Orientation, Monday, August 27, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


HIST 341    History of California: 1879 to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of California history from 1879 to the present. Topics include the economic, social, cultural, and political developments, including the impact of the Constitution of 1879, consequences of railroad expansion, and early twentieth-century urbanization. It also includes the impact of the Great Depression and World War II, water projects, protest and reform movements of the 1960s, the rise of conservatism, and recent political trends.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510997Textbook

HIST 364    Asian Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history of Asian Civilizations from the emergence of agriculture and complex societies to 1800 C.E, with particular focus on India, China, and Japan. Topics include the rise of complex societies across Asia; the relationship between agrarian civilizations and the herders of Inner Asia; state-building and imperial expansion; the emergence of the major Asian philosophies and religious faiths, including that of Islam; Asian technology and innovation; the Mongol conquests; and the entrance of Europeans into the Asian world beginning in the 15th century.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810451Textbook

HIST 374    History of Latin America to 1830    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a general historical survey of Latin American history from the pre-contact indigenous civilizations to the 19th-century nationalist movements in the region. The focus is on the influence of political, economic, cultural, and demographic factors that shaped Latin America.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10519144Textbook

HIST 480    History of Western Civilization - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of western civilization from its origins in the Ancient Middle East until the Renaissance. This seminar-style course confronts the major historical issues through class discussion. The class challenges students to interpret the past by critically analyzing both primary sources and relevant works by leading historians. Emphasis is on the social, political, economic, cultural and intellectual forces that have served to shape the modern world. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 300. (Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20819145Textbook

HIST 495    Independent Studies in History    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in the subject of history, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABC.Leonhardt TBA TBA12411Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: May 25, 2018